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  • Md. Guard major who taught in Balto. Co. is killed in Afghan ministry shooting

    Md. Guard major who taught in Balto. Co. is killed in Afghan ministry shooting
    As violent protests continued in Afghanistan over the burning of copies of the Muslim holy book by NATO forces, the Pentagon confirmed Monday that a Maryland National Guard major was one of two U.S. military officers shot to death inside a ministry...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for sunny skies and a high temperature near 54 degrees. It is expected to be mostly cloudy tonight, with a low temperature around 40 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues as you plan your...
  • City fire department honors Marchanti

    The Baltimore City Fire Department is flying the flag at half-staff to honor Maryland National Guard Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II, who was killed Saturday in Afghanistan. Marchanti's son Aaron is a city firefighter. Fire Chief James S. Clack ordered the...
  • Mikulski to Clinton on Md. Guard death: 'Was it worth it?'

    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski raised the death of Maryland National Guard Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, and asked: “Was it worth it?” Clinton, appearing at a Senate appropriations subcommittee on...
  • The 'Pretty Woman' strategy for political victory

    The 'Pretty Woman' strategy for political victory
    There's a scene in the movie "Pretty Woman" where the kindhearted hooker played by Julia Roberts asks her client, portrayed by Richard Gere: "Who do you want me to be?" Regardless of who she might really be, she realizes that it's far less attractive than...
  • Violence in Kabul requires stronger response

    Afghan President Hamid Karzai made a very weak excuse recently when, in response to recent insurgent strikes in Kabul, he stated that the "attack showed a 'failure' by Afghanistan intelligence and NATO" ("Attacks in Kabul show vulnerability," April 17)....
  • Cardin, Mikulski urge Obama to speed withdrawal from Afghanistan

    Sens. Benjamin L. Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski urged President Barack Obama on Wednesday to speed the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Afghanistan. The Maryland Democrats joined a group of 24 senators in declaring the mission in Afghanistan...
  • Make Israel a member of NATO

    I read with interest Robert O. Freedman's op-ed column discussing the possibility of Israel bombing Iran to prevent it from developing nuclear weapons ("Is reelection driving Obama's Israel policy?, March 6). Critics of that policy have advocated...
  • Maryland Guard members mourn Marchanti

    Maryland Guard members mourn Marchanti
    Maj. Gen. James A. Adkins, the commander of the Maryland National Guard, visited with Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II last fall as he drilled at an Army base in Virginia. "He was so proud of his soldiers and what they had accomplished," Adkins said...
  • The killings in Kandahar

    The killings in Kandahar
    The bloody mayhem allegedly committed by a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan Sunday couldn't have come at a worse time. The killings, which left up to 16 Afghan civilians dead, are likely to inflame an already tense situation fueled by growing Afghan resentment...
  • Services today for Army officer killed in Afghanistan

    Services today for Army officer killed in Afghanistan
    Funeral services for Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II, an Army National Guard officer killed Feb. 25 in Afghanistan, are set for today at Trinity Assembly of God Church in Lutherville. The 48-year-old major left his Gardenville home in September on his...
  • Family pays tribute to fallen soldier

    Family pays tribute to fallen soldier
    The wife and four children of Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II stood silently before his casket Monday. Their arms were wrapped firmly around one another in a display of family solidarity and devotion for the soldier killed in Afghanistan. Hundreds of...